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Adults and Education Lawyer

  • Location

    South East London, London

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £35 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Rayhaneh Tehrani

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  • Reference:


  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months +

  • Expiry date:


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We are currently recruiting for an Adults and Education Lawyer to join a local authority based in London on an initial contract basis.

About the role

The successful candidate will be managing a busy caseload and conducting advocacy within different areas of law, therefore our client is looking for a strong multi-tasker, who is able to hit the ground running. Cases may consist of the following Adult and Education matters:

  • Ordinary residence
  • Court of protection
  • Mental capacity
  • Mental health
  • Special educational needs
  • Queries from school clients
  • Judicial reviews

Due to the nature of the work, the successful candidate will need to specialise in Adult Social Care law, with expertise in Education law alongside this being highly desirable.


  • Flexible hours
  • 1 day working from home
  • Friendly and supportive team
  • Excellent transport links from inner and outer London
  • 35 hours a week

About the council

This borough has an ongoing commitment to supporting staff and ensuring equality and diversity in the workplace. Staff networks and forums have been established to support and encourage networking between staff with shared interests, this includes a disability forum, mental health and wellbeing network and a race equality network to name a few.

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short listing. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Rayhaneh Tehrani in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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